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Limequat 'Tavares'

Citrus aurantifolia x Fortunella margarita - A robust lime substitute

Limequat 'Tavares'


Article number: 2193624


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Product information "Limequat 'Tavares'"

Growth: Quite compact with foliage similar to mandarin  oranges
Flowers: Small, white flowers
Fruits: Smaller than the Mexican lime and with a little more sugar
History and use: A crossing of the Mexican lime and the oval Kumquat, so this variety needs slightly less warmer temperatures than the tropical limes; good as a lime substitute in beverages or for souring instead of using lemon
Frost hardiness/overwintering: As cool as possible at 0-5°C in a cold house
  • Available April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Use greenhouses/winter gardens, for containers, South- and West-facing walls, as a specimen plant
  • Hardiness place in an unheated room during the winter
  • Soil moist, dry, moderately heavy, light, neutral, slightly acidic
  • Location full sun
  • Flower Colour white
  • Leaf Colour green

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